Breastfeeding Awareness and Support Plan   

Breastfeeding is the doorway to a child’s health. Increasing breastfeeding initiation, Breastfeeding Awareness and Support Planduration and exclusivity rates result in decreases in child morbidity and mortality. Long-term public health, family and child benefits are maximized by long-term breastfeeding.

Pennsylvania’s 2013 Breastfeeding Awareness and Support Plan, Mother’s Milk - Food of Health for Pennsylvania Children, recommends activities and partnering opportunities directed toward eliminating barriers to long-term breastfeeding for commonwealth residents.

You are welcome to download, copy or distribute this Plan in-part or entirety to promote breastfeeding or assist in breastfeeding promotion activities.


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